Find answers to your Islamic questions by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.
Q: My friends and I stole some stuff because we could get away with it but personally, speaking for myself, I did not have any money and needed the stuff for my house. We feel a lot of regret and have been asking Allah for forgiveness. I stole a lot because I have been without… read more »
Q: My husband wants to open a poultry shop. Inform me if it will be in our favour or loss. A: Only Allah Ta’ala has the knowledge of the future. It is not permissible to ask any person regarding the knowledge of the future. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti… read more »
Q: My father runs a wine shop. He asked me to do some calculations in his account work. I am an unmarried girl. What should I do? A: Refuse to do any calculation. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source
Q: I own a shop that sells ornaments, glassware, crockery, etc. Often, customers pick up items to examine them and then drop them accidentally, causing them to break. Similarly, customers sometimes place items in their trolley to purchase, but then drop another item on top of the first item, causing it to become damaged. The… read more »
Q: Is it permissible for one to sell women’s garments of western culture in one’s shop? A: Although it is permissible, but this is undesirable. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source
Q: If a person has a shop and in that shop he is selling stolen goods, is the money that is earned by the worker considered haraam? A: If that is the main business then taking employment in such a place is haraam. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim… read more »